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Monday, 8 June 2009

Brokenated XC-Special



Let's have a little look, shall we? You might feel a sharp scratch... Aah yes that'll be it, then.



I should really conjure up some more robust button scheme. The key switches give the buttons a better feel than the standard tact-switch. Fixing them however has been a case of applying epoxy until they no longer give way. Unfortunately plastic to metal isn't an optimum bond and this is the third time I've had to get the mending kit out. Here's an exploded view:



Here's where the magic happens:



I shall be playing a quick round of Sea Dragon when this glue has gorn orf.

Thank you Atari for deciding serial was the way. You too, Commodore. We can laugh about it now but at the time it was terrible..!

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